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About Alexander A. Robins
Mr Alexander A. Robins
- Born: Monday 1st July 1861
- Age: 50 years
- Last Residence: in St. Austell Cornwall England
- Occupation: Mason
- 3rd Class passenger
- First Embarked: Southampton on Wednesday 10th April 1912
- Ticket No. 3337 , £14 10s
- Destination: Yonkers United States
- Died in the sinking.
- Body recovered by: Mackay-Bennett (No. 119)
- Buried: Oakland Cemetery Yonkers United States
Mr Alexander A. Robins, 50, was born 1 July 1861 in St Austell, Cornwall. The son of Mr Samuel Robins (Labourer) and Mrs Grace Robins, he was brother to Charles, William, Elle n Jane and Samuel. By 1881 he was living in Union Road in the Mount Charles area of St Austell with his parents, wife, child, brothers and sister. He had married Grace Charity Laury in the latter part of 1880. His occupation was that of stonemason.
He and his wife subsequently emigrated to Yonkers, NY along with their son, Alexander Robins and their daughter, Alice Ann who subsequently became Mrs Curtin. Alexander and Charity returned to Cornwall for a family visit in early 1912 and were returning to the USA third class on the Titanic under ticket number 3337 which had cost them £14 10s. Also returning with them was their nephew, William Henry Nancarrow who had also been a near neighbour in Union Road.
Mr Alexander Robins was lost in the sinking. His body was subsequently recovered by the MacKay Bennett along with that of his wife.
NO. 119. - MALE. - ESTIMATED AGE, 50. - HAIR AND MOUSTACHE, DARK.
CLOTHING - Black overcoat; grey trousers and vest; blue vest; black boots.
EFFECTS - One gold watch, chain and seal; one gold watch, chain and locket; one silver watch; works of one Waltham watch; three knives; two pipes; one cigarette holder; cigar ditto; keys; gold ring marked "R"; hair comb; two pocket diaries; papers; Intl. Mercantile Marine Co. cheques $2500; £41 in gold; 37s. 6d. in purse.
NAME - A. ROBINS. (Mrs Robins, No. 7)
The remains were taken to his daughter who was living at 24 Garfield Street, Yonkers, NY. He was subsequently interred in the Oakland Cemetery, Yonkers with his wife. Documents Record of Bodies and Effects (#119)
References Record of Bodies and Effects: Passengers and Crew, S.S. Titanic (Public Archives of Nova Scotia)
Contributors Steve Coombes, UK Chris Dohany, USA Brian Ticehurst, UK
Travelling Companions (on same ticket) Mrs Grace Charity Robins